Santiria megaphylla Kalkman,
Blumea 7 (1954)
Latin for 'large leaves'.
Mid-canopy tree up to 34 m tall and 65 cm dbh. Leaves alternate, compound,
penni-veined, leaflets very large, up to 40 cm long. Flowers ca. 3.5 mm in
diameter, yellowish-red, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 16 mm long, pink, fleshy
drupes with oblique base.
In undisturbed forests up to 300 m altitude. Often on periodically
inundated, swampy sites and along rivers, but also found on hillsides and
ridges. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, West- and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Kedongdong, Seladah batu.